Hunt: Showdown - Free Weekend - 20% Off - Game Key Raffle

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  1. Joust

    Joust 2[H]4U

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    Demo video looks good. I'll probably try it out this weekend - plus name in the hat for code!

    Was this heavily discounted during the summer sale? Anyone remember?
     
  2. Omegas

    Omegas [H]ardForum Junkie

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    My 1080ti will enjoy being fully utilized again...
     
  3. ryno9100

    ryno9100 Limp Gawd

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    It was the same price for the Steam Summer sale.
     
  4. ryno9100

    ryno9100 Limp Gawd

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    Oh, it'll be fully utilized... This game, fun as it is, is not optimized very well yet. My 970 at 1080p all low settings struggles to maintain 45 fps.
     
  5. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    It is on the Crytek roadmap to move it to Vulkan as well as a couple of rounds of continuing optimizations.
     
  6. SomeoneElse

    SomeoneElse [H]ard|Gawd

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    Free to play is like a crack dealer they get you hooked on the game and then you get addicted enough to BUY and never give up! ;) I have done that a few time. Damn i wish I had more money...to many game i want to buy right now. Having 4 kids and the 5th on the way kinda kills your budget. I might have to try it out anyway this weekend.....when the kids are asleep.....
     
  7. Kuaneos

    Kuaneos n00b

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    Great.... free weekend just when I don't have internet access... :(
    The game looks great and has been on my wishlist for a while. Here's hoping that I win a key!
     
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  8. bewki

    bewki n00b

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    awesome...can't wait to try it out this weekend
     
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  9. braamer

    braamer [H]ard|Gawd

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    I've seen the livestream links, just haven't watched one, but I now have the game installed and ready to go. I've watched a couple videos to get an idea of what I'm getting into.

    *In for raffle*
     
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  10. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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  11. tayunz

    tayunz [H]ard DCoTM October 2018

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    Looks like I'll finally try it this weekend then.
     
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  12. DoubleTap

    DoubleTap 2[H]4U

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    I played a few games last night:

    1. Got shot and died 2 minutes in.

    2. Played with someone new but helpful. Died from dogs I think. (don't melee the dogs)

    3. Rando partner was a weirdo with no mic, he just ran off and I never saw him again. I killed as many mobs as I could before getting killed.

    4. Met a decent new player, we got pretty far, but got killed by other players.

    5. Another rando with no mic, but this guy was semi decent. Somehow we got to the end after another team banished the spider. The banish team lost one of their hunters so there was half a bounty for me to take. My partner died, then I killed 2 (or 3) enemies trying to get my bounty - revived my partner and made it to extraction. This boosted my dude from level 1 to level 9 - this is a very fun game once you figure out what you can and can't do and what to be careful of.


    The proximity audio is a trip - I tried to ambush some dudes and it's just weird and cool to hear them talking to you as you're trying to kill them. They killed me.

    Performance is not too bad on a 4.8Ghz 7700k / 1080Ti @ 1440p - it ran semi decent on 3 screens, but I switched to single screen and I'm getting 80-90fps
     
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  13. Tengis

    Tengis [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm definitely going to try the free weekend.
     
  14. primetime

    primetime [H]ardness Supreme

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    me too.....got it downloaded at least....and trust me my bandwidth is shit.
     
  15. RanceJustice

    RanceJustice [H]ardness Supreme

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    I've been interested in this but haven't yet pulled the trigger. This may be a good weekend to try it out and heck, a free key from a raffle is always a nice opportunity!

    Do wish they had a Linux client though; based on UE4, it should be possible with relative ease.
     
  16. Tengis

    Tengis [H]ardness Supreme

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    Im in the Discord all by my lonesome. About to fire the game up for the first time.
     
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  17. Henderjc

    Henderjc n00b

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    I played 5 matches tonight. First 4 quick deaths, 3 deaths to pve monsters and one a sniper shot to the head. No clue where it came from. Finally the last game was more fun. Killed, banished and walked away with the spider bounty. Killing a few hunters along the way.
     
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  18. gerardfraser

    gerardfraser Gawd

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    Would love to win a key and play this game,I love me some crytek games.
     
  19. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    15 hours of TR2, time for a beer.
     
  20. leezard

    leezard [H]ardness Supreme

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    I bought it a few months ago, but have only played a few times. I should fire it up again.
     
  21. boushidosan

    boushidosan Gawd

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    There need to be more people in the lobby we can join up with
     
  22. primetime

    primetime [H]ardness Supreme

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    Lol no way in hell I bother with a game if I had to set it to "low" lol....if my 580 can't run med high setting it's getting uninstalled pretty quick....which hard members are available to walk the noobs thru s first couple of games?
     
  23. Tengis

    Tengis [H]ardness Supreme

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    I played for like 6ish hours. Awesome game. Playing the same exact thing over and over might get old... when they have more maps and tons of different contracts this game will be baller as hell.
     
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  24. Tengis

    Tengis [H]ardness Supreme

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    So... I left the game open after the free weekend expired and it still lets me play...
     
  25. DrLobotomy

    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's still Sunday.
     
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  26. wizzi01

    wizzi01 2[H]4U

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    Damn, I didn't see this thread til just now.
     
  27. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Promoted it on the news page for several days.
     
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  28. THUMPer

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    Been playing this all weekend. lots of fun.
     
  29. Tengis

    Tengis [H]ardness Supreme

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    The free weekend ended at like noon.

    Edit: Steam says it ends in 14 hours or something but my license already shows expired. Im confused...
     
  30. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    OK, cut off on the giveaway....
     
  31. THUMPer

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  32. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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  33. DangerousMan

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    I won? I won!!
    First off I'd like to thank God, and baby Jesus. Also my family for their suppo... what, no speech needed? But I got all dressed up and everything.

    PM sent, Thanks Kyle & Crytek.
     
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  34. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Yep, it is too late. Gave you four full days and tagged you in the thread.
     
  35. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    PM returned!
     
  36. illli

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    From a scenery perspective, the game looks interesting. I just don't know about playing against other people, mostly b/c i suck at pvp (which seems to be a huge part of the game)
     
  37. leezard

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    Depends on how you want to play it, there is almost always other teams on the map but you dont have to go looking for them. I prefer stealth and ambush if I have to. I've played a few games that I never encountered another player.
     
  38. workshop35

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    Played my first match. Killed another team, burned myself to death with a lantern, all in all a great time
     
  39. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Hehe, they have changed the burn time in the latest update on test so that should not happen easily again. Glad you had a good time. :)
     
  40. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    WhyGrimWhy just carried me with 5 kills on the test server. Two bounties back to back.

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